OPINION

Bond notes coming home to roost

LAST week's crashing of the bond note against the United States dollar led to market panic while at the same time evoking memories of the country's unprecedented economic meltdown and hyperinflation e...

By Tinashe Kairiza | Published: 06 October 2017

OPINION

Dealing with financial sabotage in our economy

IT is possible to curb the current financial cash sabotage menace bedeviling our economy. Whilst the market is facing unpredictability, reminding the innocent citizens of the economic crisis of the la...

By Chris Ndlovu | Published: 28 September 2017

OPINION

Short term models key to companies survival

THE prevailing economic challenges require company executives to draft and implement short-term business strategies that would ensure stability and survival of firms beyond the liquidity tide, busines...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 September 2017

OPINION

Feel it, economic turmoil is here

IT happened so fast; so fast that no one can honestly claim they saw it coming.Just between Thursday and Friday the impact was everywhere.Shops felt it.The transacting public was hardest hit.Suppliers...

By Learnmore Zuze | Published: 27 September 2017

OPINION

Dangers of over trading for SMEs

Running a start-up SME business is often a very difficult and tricky affair.Emerging entrepreneurs face myriad challenges, which range from the first stages of coming up with a profitable business mod...

By Dr Sanderson Abel | Published: 27 September 2017

OPINION

Who wants the return of 2008, anyway?

FOR those not familiar with the semiotics and nomenclature of Zimbabwean language and politics, "2008" represents a "time of great suffering" - something between the suffering of God's people in Bibli...

By Tichaona Zindoga | Published: 27 September 2017

OPINION

Parastatals need complete overhaul

IN response to Mugabe to blame for parastatal mess: ZCTU: Your report that the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) blames President Robert Mugabe for the collapse of State-owned companies is spot...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 September 2017

OPINION

Sadc must de-escalate Zim-SA row

The increasingly threatening rhetoric between Zimbabwe and South Africa over the legacy of Nelson Mandela - who guided his country from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy - risks trig...

By Gift Phiri | Published: 11 September 2017

OPINION

Exchange control a Zimbabwean cancer

In all the years that I worked as an economist in what was then Southern Rhodesia and subsequently in the Republic of Zimbabwe, I argued in any circles that would hear me, that exchange control was a ...

By Eddie Cross | Published: 08 September 2017

OPINION

Cash crisis and bank power politics in Zimbabwe

MONEY shortages in Zimbabwe have changed power politics at banks, once again, bringing back the nation's old pastime - queuing.The customer, who normally should be king, is now subservient to the secu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 September 2017

OPINION

Zimbabwe bond note myth is exposed

The wheels have come off Chinamasa's mystic wagon, the unorthodox attempt to get around fundamental rules and principles of economics have failed, his cosmetic fiscal tactics are finally exposed as we...

By Jacob Mafume PDP Spokesperson | Published: 06 September 2017

OPINION

Zimbabwe is the hottest stock market of 2017

The Zimbabwe Industrial Index, which is the main index on the exchange that contains every company except for a handful of mining stocks, is up almost 64% on the year in USD terms. The next best stock...

By investmentfrontier.com | Published: 05 September 2017

OPINION

Why do investors love equity income?

The pull of dividend income has become a very powerful one and there is no sign of any decline in its popularity. In this short guide, we explore why companies that pay dividends are in such demand, w...

By CNN | Published: 05 September 2017

OPINION

Can Zimbabwe's economy rise again?

ZIMBABWE'S economic performance has been subject to many questions. The questions many have is when will bank queues end? And will the 2018 elections bring economic solutions? Has the government manag...

By Kudzai Goremusandu | Published: 05 September 2017

OPINION

Old Mutual properties overpriced

Dear Editor, I would like to applaud efforts by the National Building Society (NBS) and the People's Own Savings Bank (POSB), on the provision of affordable houses and housing loans respectively. &nbs...

By Prosperity Mzila | Published: 31 August 2017

OPINION

Zimra must walk the talk on porous ports

Corruption at the country's ports of entry has become a cancer that authorities appear not to have any viable solution for in sight.As a result of the porosity of structures and systems at borders, m...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 August 2017

OPINION

New pay structure for parastatal bosses noble

I would like to applaud Government, through the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) for its efforts in setting new payment structure for parastatal and State enterprise bosses.The move, which is...

By Peacemaker Zano | Published: 28 August 2017

OPINION

Dr Mangudya to blame for Zim cash crisis!

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya recently made d three disheartening statements concerning the current liquidity crisis.He said civil servants should not bother commercial banks...

By Blessing Machiva | Published: 28 August 2017

OPINION

Kwese TV ban exposes Mugabe's govt

The government's swift move to bar Econet Media's pay TV service last week was predictable, but deeply worrying because the regime is once again demonstrating that it is averse to reforms.Editorial C...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 August 2017

OPINION

Innovation, technology critical for agric development

The need for investment in Zimbabwe's agricultural sector by local and international corporations has become a necessity for a steady growth of our economy.Zimbabwe's premier showcase, the Harare Agri...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 August 2017

OPINION

Deciding labour matters on technicalities

WHILE a lot has been written about problems related to deciding labour matters on technicalities, many workers who go on to lose cases over-rely on technicalities as a basis for appeals.In one of my r...

By Davies Ndumiso Sibanda | Published: 17 August 2017

OPINION

The Zimbabwe dollar

THE year 1980 was a very good year indeed, not only for political reasons, but economic reasons as the Zimbabwe dollar was very strong against major currencies, even way stronger than regional currenc...

By Morris Mpala, MoB Capital Ltd | Published: 16 August 2017

OPINION

Savings as solution to SME financing

Cash in hand allows the business flexibility to take immediate advantage of opportunities when they arise, but also gives the SME a critical cash cushion when things turn out not so well during lean p...

By Dr Sanderson Abel | Published: 16 August 2017

OPINION

How to Invest in the Zimbabwe Capital Market

Zimbabweans work hard for every dollar they make, hustling to make an honest living. "The hustle" also known in Shona as "kukiya-kiya" or "ukuphanda" in SiNdebele, has become the common practice of h...

By zse | Published: 11 August 2017

OPINION

WATCH: KFC employment saga debate

The KFC Employment Saga with Affirmative Action Group Regional President Mr Reginald Shoko and Ibhetshu Likazulu Secretary Mr Mbuso Fuzwayo....

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 August 2017
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